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Nigeria Kidnap Families Want ‘Unconditional’ Release

Abuja (AFP) – Relatives of more than 200 schoolgirls held hostage by Boko Haram on Thursday called for their unconditional release, after Nigeria’s government ruled out a prisoner swap with the extremists. An on-the-run Boko Haram suspect wanted in connection with a bomb attack that killed 75 in Abuja was meanwhile arrested in Sudan, while […]

May 15, 2014

Release Of Jonathan Pollard Once Again Appears Under Debate

By Christi Parsons and Timothy M. Phelps, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Obama administration appears to have begun considering the early release of Jonathan Pollard, an American serving a life sentence for spying for Israel, as it tries to nudge the Middle East peace process forward. On Monday, U.S. officials conspicuously declined to comment on […]

April 1, 2014

Israel Delays Scheduled Release Of Palestinian Prisoners, Freezing Peace Talks

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM–A delay in the release of Palestinian prisoners held by Israel is the latest disruption to the U.S.-brokered peace talks. When the negotiations resumed in July, Israel agreed to release 104 long-serving Palestinians in four stages throughout the talks. In exchange, the Palestinians agreed to refrain from seeking UN actions […]

March 31, 2014